As the nation grapples with record COVID-19 surges, we are calling on governors to scale back reopening in places where the virus is spreading out of control and to ramp up testing and contact tracing efforts in order to catch isolated cases before they become full-scale outbreaks.
Thousands of nursing homes nationwide are dealing with horrific shortages of supplies they need to protect residents, workers and the broader community from COVID-19.
A review of complaints to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Consumer Complaint Database reveals a sharp spike in consumer complaints about auto purchasing, leasing and finance since the beginning of the pandemic.
More than 1,000 health professionals have signed an open letter urging President Trump and state governors to save lives by reinstating stay-at-home orders, ramping up testing capacity, and increasing production of personal protective equipment.
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Most airlines are only offering vouchers, not refunds, when passengers cancel their flights due to concerns about COVID-19.
The FDA allows cosmetic companies to hide toxic fragrance ingredients from consumers. But this fall, California passed a landmark bill to change this.
President-elect Joe Biden has announced the group of top health experts who will advise the incoming administration on efforts to contain the novel coronavirus.
COVID-19 is raging across the country, and experts warn that without swift action, tens of thousands of people will die.
On Friday, the CFPB released a modified final version of its Debt Collection Rule, although it delayed action until December on one of its most controversial provisions, allowing collection of time-barred zombie debt. A statement by Consumer Program Associate Lucy Baker follows.
In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, we’ve taken steps for all of our staff to work remotely for safety reasons. But rest assured, we’ll keep advocating for you as we work for a healthier, safer world.